Play Dates. It's Complicated.
I am honored and proud to be a guest blogger for Nicklaus Miami Children's Hospital. Their new blog, Parents Connect, is a blog for parents by parents. I'll share posts from the perspective of having a child with special needs. My first post is about our experience with play dates with a disabled child.
"...This was the first time we were around a child who was developmentally appropriate for his age. I suddenly felt like a ton of bricks had been dropped on my head. This little boy wanted to play with my son, but all he could do was lay there. He wasn’t sitting yet, and he hated being on his belly. His delays were suddenly glaringly obvious — a new feeling for me. So this is where we are supposed to be? These seemingly simple milestones seemed so, so far..."
Read the full post here.